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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Today, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By tenderfoot
Wow, can't believe I did not notice this thread...

Wow, can't believe I did not notice this thread yet. Just a few comments.

First, like you I am 6 hours away and usually overnight at least one night when bagging a winter peak.

Second, this is...
Forum: Trip Reports Yesterday, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By tenderfoot
Well put. And I do not believe it is 100% related...

Well put. And I do not believe it is 100% related to season. We have had some spectacular climbs in Jan and Feb. I love a well broken trail - all of the nooks and crannies filled in. We are six hours...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds Yesterday, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By tenderfoot
Zach, "Cottage vendors" like Dutchware (what...

Zach,

"Cottage vendors" like Dutchware (what I hang in), Warbonnet, hammockGear, etc. may be able to help. My Dutchware hammock is 11' long. I do not find the 9' Enos and such comfortable. I do...
Forum: Trip Reports Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By tenderfoot
Great trip report. All of the Street & Nye...

Great trip report. All of the Street & Nye reports I've read have you criss crossing the stream and I always wondered how that would work in the shoulder season.

I don't carry plastic bags. I few...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-13-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By tenderfoot
Where is shin deep wet section of Lake Arnold trail?

Is the notorious wet section of the Lake Arnold Trail:

Between the Indian Falls trail junction and the L. Morgan Potter (Mt Colden) trail junction?

Or between L. Morgan Potter and Feldspar
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-13-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,194
Posted By tenderfoot
Man bites dog vs dog bites man. We have some...

Man bites dog vs dog bites man. We have some great trip reports on this site; bit not many sensational enough to be headliners on sites like EMS I guess. A few ideas I have been pondering:

Pee...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-13-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By tenderfoot
Thanks Real!

Thanks Real!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-13-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,194
Posted By tenderfoot
ok - so he let someone know his trip plan. That...

ok - so he let someone know his trip plan. That is a big plus. And he turned around. Must be okay with cutting trip short. Although he was right - would have been better off following the group he...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-12-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,481
Posted By tenderfoot
Definitely would be interested in a gathering of...

Definitely would be interested in a gathering of sorts.

We've winter hammock camped down to 0F or so without the benefit of a roaring fire. Trying to decide if I invest in a low weight hot tent...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-10-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By tenderfoot
Perfect! That is great. Nice hammock trees. ...

Perfect! That is great. Nice hammock trees.

Thanks again
Forum: "By the Fireside" 11-09-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,196
Posted By tenderfoot
I am pretty intrigued by the Maine Island Trail....

I am pretty intrigued by the Maine Island Trail. Very neat map.
Forum: Trip Reports 11-09-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By tenderfoot
Winter before last we hiked into Johns Brook, did...

Winter before last we hiked into Johns Brook, did Gothics, Armstrong, UWJ but left LWJ dangling. Running out of daylight and were moving sort of slow. So LWJ is still on our list. Actually, we have...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-08-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,775
Posted By tenderfoot
Sorry. Do not wish to rub it in. But we have EMS...

Sorry. Do not wish to rub it in. But we have EMS too! I recently filled out a survey for REI and gave them high marks, but they asked how much of my business they get and it is a low percentage...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-06-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,775
Posted By tenderfoot
That's a neat trick. Maybe combine it with the...

That's a neat trick. Maybe combine it with the much talked about CosCo down quilt or even purchase your own ClimaShield or Primaloft.

For tarp we use Warbonnet's Superfly...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-06-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,775
Posted By tenderfoot
. I want to say about the size of a nalgene...

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I want to say about the size of a nalgene bottle. I recently attended a winter backpacking event at our local REI and this guys sleeping bag was larger than my entire shelter system (tarp,...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-06-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By tenderfoot
I think it was just last year when Neil embarked...

I think it was just last year when Neil embarked on a winter odyssey - climb the 100 highest peaks in ADK's within a 3 month winter period - Dec21-Mar21.

His project site is here...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-04-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,775
Posted By tenderfoot
We use Arrowhead synthetic 3/4 under-quilts rated...

We use Arrowhead synthetic 3/4 under-quilts rated to 20F and a Hammock Gear econ down top quilt rated to 10F. I also use a breathable SOL bivvy for really cold nights and have been down to 5F fine...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-04-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By tenderfoot
Great trip report. You asked about water in...

Great trip report. You asked about water in another thread and I see you had difficulty here too. I may try hand or even body warmers ...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-04-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,394
Posted By tenderfoot
I use a Trangia and an esbit. I love the silence...

I use a Trangia and an esbit. I love the silence and simplicity. Like you, I sometimes pre-heat the fuel a bit. My esbit alky stove will also work with esbit tabs as a back up, but I have not had to...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-04-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By tenderfoot
Neal - we were both pretty pleased with the hike....

Neal - we were both pretty pleased with the hike. We have been up on a peak socked in with no view, that can be disappointing. This was new for us, and she will not soon forget being on top of Marcy....
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